Altamiro da Costa-Pereira is the coordinator of CINTESIS, a Full Professor and Director of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto. He graduated in Medicine in 1983, completed several postgraduate courses at the Universities of Johns Hopkins (USA), McGill (Canada), and Nijmegen (Netherlands), and completed his doctorate studies in Epidemiology at the University of Dundee (Scotland) in 1993. Costa-Pereira has developed scientific activity in national and foreign institutions, in Epidemiology, Health Informatics, and Clinical Research, with more than 350 scientific works published (h-index:40). He has participated in more than 50 panels and national and international evaluation commissions of scholarships, projects, and scientific research teams in the field of Life & Health Sciences and Technology. He is regularly invited by the European Commission to act as an evaluator. He has also coordinated the Agenda for Health, Clinical and Translational Research, promoted by FCT.